|2010 Yuri's Night at NASA Ames|
NASAs Ames Research Center hosted a mega Yuris Night celebration on April 9 and April 10, 2010.On Friday, an estimated 6,000 students from all over the Bay Area gathered for Education Day. Students between grades 4-12 engaged in hands-on learning activities that included interactive exhibits, workshops and presentations by leading scientists, engineers and technology experts. On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 space enthusiasts came to celebrate Yuris Night at NASA Ames...
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|NASA Ames Hosts Science Festival for San Francisco Bay Area Students|
NASA's Ames Research Center was one of the sponsors of the 10th annual "Reachout for the Rainbow After School Science Festival," held at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Children were able to explore exhibits and hands-on science and technology activities, including displays from the Traveling Space Museum and the Exploratorium in San Francisco.The free family community event supports NASA's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) efforts to reach out to underrepr...
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|NASA Ames Hosts Exploration Day!|
To celebrate NASA's Summer of Innovation initiative to promote excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA Ames Research Center hosted an Exploration Day featuring NASA's out-of-this-world missions and technology programs.NASA Ames organized a day filled with STEM education hands-on activities and events, including a visit from the Traveling Space Museum; the grand opening of the renovated Ames Exploration Encounter; an opportunity to operate rovers on a simulated...
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|High School Students Learn About Air Traffic Control Careers|
A group of ninth-grade students from San Mateo High School, Calif., were given a unique opportunity to transfer problem-solving skills from the classroom to the real world.NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hosted a field trip packed with authentic air traffic control experiences for the students at the FAA's Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center in Fremont, Calif.The two-hour field trip was part of NASA and the FAA's partnership in promoting science, technology, engineering a...
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|NASA Ames Rocks with the Stars at Science and Culture Fest|
"You Just Have to Believe" was the theme of NASA's science and culture festival, featuring a holographic presentation of NASA astronaut Leland Melvin and hip hop artist MOS Def rapping about mathematics and science. Held in September, 2010 at the Chabot Space and Science Center, students were invited to "believe in themselves and take on new challenges" by participating in NASA's space program. Numerous exhibits and hands-on science and technology activities, including the opportunity to remotel...
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